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lead on

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  1. lead onverb

    entice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken

    Synonyms:
    deceive, cozen, delude

  2. deceive, lead on, delude, cozenverb

    be false to; be dishonest with

    Synonyms:
    betray, lead astray, cozen, delude, deceive

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#30329deceive
#37100betray
#104699delude
#182589cozen

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  1. Justin Silverman:

    Let's Plays aren't our thing (except for our first episode). We let guys like JonTron, PBG, and Continue take the lead on Let's Plays.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    As women, let's do more to help all women lead on and succeed, you don't have to run for office.

  3. Janis Meredith:

    I'm a question asker and I tend to ask a lot of questions and so that often got me in trouble because I would say things like, 'What happened?' or 'Why didn't the coach put you in?' ... and they're like, ' Mom, enough, the questions, stop,' we learned after a game to let our kids take the lead on the conversation.

  4. Mike Enzi:

    He is our first line of defense on many issues, the team needs him and Jeff will be right there with his expertise taking the lead on welfare reform.

  5. Tim Walz:

    The way this works is that the mayors ask and they take charge and lead on the missions.

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    • B. fascinated
    • C. mesmerized
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